You know him, you love him and for the first time as an opponent in Philadelphia, Cole Hamels is set to start on the mound Wednesday night against the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park.
He is also set to start against the pitcher who succeeded him within the organization, Aaron Nola (read more). The current Chicago Cub is 6-3 and has a 3.09 ERA through 19 starts this season. Nola is 10-3 with a 3.67 ERA through 24 starts.
Hamels will be a free agent at the end of the 2019 season - knowing that he still has a few years left in him, would he consider returning to the city of brotherly love to finish his career where it all started back in 2002?
When asked about the possibility back in May (read more), the 2008 World Series MVP was open to it.
"It's always a thought of mine," Hamels said. "As long as I take care of the business on the field, I think that allows the options to be there."
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